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Spy Book Reviews
Spybrary Podcast listener Peter Newman sends us in his Brush Pass Spy Book Review of A Man of Some Repute by Elizabeth Edmonson Brush Pass – a quick review from Spybrary listeners on the books they love (and hate!) More about A Man of Some Repute by Elizabeth Edmondson Truth is rarely pure and never...
Author and former member of the Intelligence Corps, Rossa McPhillips shares more about his first novel The Contact– a spy thriller set in Northern Ireland. Rossa also shares more about his real-life experiences working in the shadows and how that influences his writing.We also put him through his paces in the world-famous Spybrary Quick Fire...
Matthew Kresal sends us in his Brush Pass Review of Parting Shot by James Kunetka. Brush Pass – a quick review from Spybrary listeners on the books they love (and hate!) More about Parting Shot by James Kunetka From Publishers Weekly The year is 1945 and a crumbling Third Reich leaves a legacy: nuclear bombs...
Spy Book Titles with Jeremy Duns and Jeff Quest In this episode, writer Jeremy Duns and Spywrite's Jeff Quest take a look at the good, the bad and the ugly of spy book titles. They discuss some of their favorites, alternate titles, translated titles and the many pitfalls authors face when determining a book title....
On Episode 101 of the Spybrary Podcast, our guest host, the journalist and best-selling author Michael Smith chats with Geoff Andrews about his new book: Agent Molière: The Life of John Cairncross, the Fifth Man of the Cambridge Spy Circle. Special thanks to Michael Smith for hosting Episode 101 of the Spybrary Podcast. Got a...
Best Spy Books
On Episode 97 of the Spybrary Podcast, spy book connoisseur Jason King shares with us what were the five best spy book novels he read in 2019. Jason and Spybrary Host Shane Whaley, discuss Jason's five best spy books of 2019, Jason has been reading spy books since the 1960s and admits that he is...
A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre Writer and Spybrary Spy Podcast listener Andy Onyx gives you his thoughts on A Small Town In Germany written by John le Carre in a quick and easy Brush Pass review. Brush Pass – a quick review from Spybrary listeners on the books they love (and...
On Episode 94 of the Spybrary Podcast, host Shane Whaley interviews Ian Dickerson, the author of The Saint I Ain't – a biography of Leslie Charteris. In this episode, we cover aspects of Leslie Charteris's life as well as a fan's discussion about Simon Templar, aka The Saint. We chat about The Saint Books, The...
Agent Running In the Field
Spybrary Podcast Round Table Discussion about Agent Running In The Field by John le Carre Agent Running In the Field gets the Spybrary deep-dive treatment on Episode 93 of the Spybrary Podcast. Joining our John le Carre, Agent Running In The Field Round Table is John le Carre fans and spy bloggers Matthew Bradford and...
On Episode 91 of the Spybrary Podcast, Spywrite's Jeff Quest interviews Henry Hemming the author of Agents of Influence/Our Man in New York – A British Campaign, a Canadian Spy, and the Secret Plot to Bring America into World War II Henry Hemming tells us more about the astonishing story of the British spies who...
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